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HCSP Fact Sheet: Hepatitis A (HAV): What You Need to Know

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This information sheet describes hepatitis A, a disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV), which is a picornavirus that enters the blood stream via the intestines. It explains that HAV is the most common type of viral hepatitis in the United States with an estimated 3,000 new infections annually. It discusses prevention, transmission, symptoms, treatment and the HAV vaccine.
Disease
Subjects
Year of Publication
2014
Series
HCSP Fact Sheet
Physical Description
4 p.: col., ill., tables, res.

Last Updated Date: 

9/18/15

Publication ID: 

36028